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and provides hundreds of new jobs at the time when a city needs them the most. jana katsuyama is along one street with a bit of a facelift, jana. >> that's right. you might call this extreme make over for city streets. over there we have modern art, they have some newly planted trees and landscaping and right here there's an mosaic with tiles hand-laid by residents all part of a new street improvement project city-wide. >> 3, 2, 1! [ applause ] >> it was a green ribbon for a new green leeland street. >> this is the best thing that's happen to leeland in a long time. >> they met in visitation valley to celebrate the eco- friendly street. there's permeable pavment and curbs that channel run off water into a landscape drainage basin instead of storm drains. >> it really reduces the need for for the big infrastructure and sewer treatment systems can be smaller. >> today san francisco's mayor announced $68.5 million will go to similar street projects city wide this year. 19th avenue south of golden gate park is slated to get a facelift. between highway 1012 in gararo is on the list for improvem
wildlife potentially at risk in jana katsuyama is life with an update on how the cleaning operation is going with oh gasia, we are right next to the petaluma river and i saw a little bit of a sheen going across the top of the river and over there by the bridge on washington street you can see that way boom they put up there and officials tell us that anywhere from 200 up to 600 gallons of oil they believed was spilled into the petaluma river they put up this containment boom to keep it from spreading into new areas while they try and clean up this mess. a official say this is what caused the oil spill, a 90-ton tugboat sticking out of the petaluma river making gallons of oil from its hole and they discovered that spill after getting a call at 8:18 this morning's. >> we noticed a large dark substance this morning. >> reporter: eye this afternoon to sheen had sped along a two and a half mile stretch of the river and they put down booms and put pads into the water to soak up the mess. the california department of fish and game says the river does have endangered wildlife such as salmo
, and that one is a minor. jana katsuyama has learned more about the human loss. >> i just got an upset from the fire chief about 15 minutes ago. he's telling me that they're 95% finished with their search, but there are still three houses they have not searched yet. one is on clairemont and they're planning to be out here until dark and make sure they search every inch of ground. >>> two dozen crews pick through the burnt rubble today using search dogs as they moved through, home by home, looking for anymore victims of the blast that killed at least four people. the recovery efforts slowed because many homes were too hot or damaged for crews to get in. >> i've requested two additional urban search and rescue teams to assist us as there's quite a bit of rubble and did he ebris that has to be cleared. >> pairs and love went out today for the family of an 8th grade student and her mother who lived in the blast area. close friends and relatives say the mother and daughter are among the dead. the priest says janessa was elected student body president, and her mother worked as employee of the
tonight from jana katsuyama. >> gasia, as you can imagine this is an emotional day for families allowed back in their homes as well as the families of the victims printed we spoke with their friends, relatives and church leaders as they prepare for their funerals. >> reporter: in the search for victims painstaking recovery efforts had led to painful answers. to confirm the victims, a 13- year-old girl and her 44-year- old mother . the students in san francisco held a memorial mass this morning for the husband and father and her older sister. >> it was jackie and janessa and their family has been torn apart. in one instant. it could have been anyone of them. >> good morning, today is thursday, may 27. >> she was a bright and well loved eighth-grader and her grandfather came to school today to think students are. >> i think this is a place of comfort for them. and a place where they were -- they knew that their children were let. >> a half-mile from the blast site the family of a third victim met with pastors to arrange the funeral for 20-year- old jessica morales and whose boyfriend wa
have saved lives and homes. jana katsuyama investigated the delay. she asked the president some tough questions. she is live in san bruno now with more. >> reporter: gasia, two of day i asked pg&e's president on whether or not any gas lines have automatic shutoff valves but obviously they found this one did not create a family continued to clean up after last thursday's blast and many are asking why it took so long to shut off the natural gas flow that fueled the flames. >> it seems to me that should have been done automatically especially with something that can turn out to be the serious. >> reporter: concern comes after the revelation yesterday that while the fire reached pg&e crews took two hours to shut off shutoff valves that were a mile and a mile and a half away and they are a manual with know automatic remote control shutoffs. >> they're insecure locations so they are protected behind defenses and you have to get in and have picky and get into the protected area and attached the valve handle. >> reporter: we asked them why the gas was not shut up soon or. >> we have to loo
and maybe a warm blanket to keep warm. jana katsuyama is there now. you are saying more and more people are going down there. >> reporter: it went from 20 to 25, now it's about 100 people here. it's hard to tell because there's people at the evacuation center, there's a red cross that have been helping people out. and there's people coming in who are just trying to pass out blankets. we saw a woman passing out blankets and coats to people who has been here just waiting. we want to let you know, just about five minutes ago, they made an announcement from the evacuation center. i want you to look here, there's a transsam bus. they asked that everybody who lives on clairmont to come up to this bus, we understand that inside the mayor and the vice mayor are there, they are being briefed by some of the police officers and other staff then they are going to be talking with some of the citizens. now i asked them why clairmont, and the police officer there told me that clairmont and fairmont are two of the areas that are hardest hit. so the mayor and vice mayor want to make sure they talk to th
hundreds of gallons of oil into a river. as ktvu's jana katsuyama report, we found no evidence that the company applied to have docked the oil. >> reporter: booms picked up oil, those were put in place yesterday to stop the spilled oil from reaching san pablo bay. at noon today the department of fish and game closed part of the petaluma river to fishing. >> there's no fishing from the shore or from a boat in the area designated from pay run street bridge to the highway 101 over crossing. >> reporter: yesterday's 2.5- mile oil sheen has cleared up. but what isn't clear is how this happened in the first place. today we investigated the alameda salvage company. we talked with petaluma fire chief who says atop's owner mr. kim sue said he brought the boat here thursday to salvage for scrap metal. >> it would have been required on approval to have a permit and would have been required to have a city business license. >> reporter: the fire chief tells us there's no record of atop applying for a permit or license and no way fire officials would have issued a permit for this operation.
of gallons of oil into a river. as ktvu's jana katsuyama report, we found no evidence that the company applied to have docked the oil. >> reporter: booms picked up oil, those were put in place yesterday to stop the spilled oil from reaching san pablo bay. at noon today the department of fish and game closed part of the petaluma river to fishing. >> there's no fishing from the shore or from a boat in the area designated from pay run street bridge to the highway 101 over crossing. >> reporter: yesterday's 2.5- mile oil sheen has cleared up. but what isn't clear is how this happened in the first place. today we investigated the alameda salvage company. we talked with petaluma fire chief who says atop's owner mr. kim sue said he brought the boat here thursday to salvage for scrap metal. >> it would have been required on approval to have a permit and would have been required to have a city business license. >> reporter: the fire chief tells us there's no record of atop applying for a permit or license and no way fire officials would have issued a permit for this operation. >> we would have
and poor is greater than ever. jana katsuyama has the report. >> reporter: it shows that more people are struggling just to survive. barrels of food are located at the food bank, a sign of the times. >> these are families that are working, these are families that had saved, these are familied that never imagined that they would need to call an organization like the foot bank. >> reporter: staff requests for food have doubled since the recession began. >> we're currently serving one in six alameda residents. >> reporter: residents like aguilar of oak lands who's had a rocky ride through the recession earning $36,000 a year. >> i don't have money to pay more mortgage. >> reporter: today new census data reveals that the we'll disparity has become greater than ever. >> the average person in the east bay basically had their meeting earnings dropped by $2,000 a year on the side of 5% drop. >>> data shows the rich are getter richer while the middle class and poor are losing ground. >> i've gone for over five years without an increase in pay. >> i'm making five bucks less than hour than what
, marriages are at an all time low. now the gap between rich and poor is greater than ever. jana katsuyama has the report. >> reporter: it shows that more people are struggling just to survive. barrels of food are located at the food bank, a sign of the times. >> these are families that are working, these are families that had saved, these are familied that never imagined that they would need to call an organization like the foot bank. >> reporter: staff requests for food have doubled since the recession began. >> we're currently serving one in six alameda residents. >> reporter: residents like aguilar of oak lands who's had a rocky ride through the recession earning $36,000 a year. >> i don't have money to pay more mortgage. >> reporter: today new census data reveals that the we'll disparity has become greater than ever. >> the average person in the east bay basically had their meeting earnings dropped by $2,000 a year on the side of 5% drop. >>> data shows the rich are getter richer while the middle class and poor are losing ground. >> i've gone for over five years without an increase in pay
they can be put down and the owner could face a citation reporting live, jana katsuyama, ktvu channel 2 news. >> meg whitman is lashing back tonight following allegations that she knowingly employed an illegal immigrant as her housekeeper or paid acquisitions were made by attorney gloria allred who represents the housekeeper. diaz worked for whitman from 2,000 to 20009 and was informed of the immigration status but did not fire diaz until last year and is also accusing wittmann of mistreating her. >> she treated me as if i was not a human being's. >> whitman's campaign says the accusations are untrue and say diaz is posing an attack and whitman says its she fire diaz last year when she admitted she was in the country illegally. >> absolutely a lie, she was a great employee, we had a great relationship. >> the campaign question allred's motives. >>> workers gathered today to rally against proposition p. it would require city woke -- workers to pay more into the pension plan and opponents say a prop b would see the city $21 million. city workers should pay their fair share while san franc
in oakland next week. >>> he says that gang leaders called the shots from behind prison lots and jana katsuyama joins us today with a live report. >> attorney general gary brown s this was a massive investigation found that prison gang leaders were using cell phones to give orders to street gangs. >>> the attorney general stood next to a board today with mug shot of 15 men that brown says are the leaders of a powerful gang. brown said that 13 of the 15 king men are in custody. >> there's a variety of charges. dope, killing, weapons, stealing. >> he says the year-long investn included rape state-wide on april 22nd. 250 federal and state agents helped in the crack down. they con if i execrated illegal firearms and drugs. investigators say that among those arrested are among that had san josa, and phillips sparks was the gang head and the investigation discovered that the gang separations from street deals to murders were directed by three king men inside the prison. >> many are orchestrated by incd inmates supposed to be serving their time. >> many gang orders were transpd transported f
a helicopter hit. why the pilot told chp and why it could have been worse. >>> good afternoon. i'm jana katsuyama. >>> investigators are search a pittsburg landfill as they search for a missing man in connection with a string of mysterious deaths in the east bay. four victims and a suspect are dead and investigators are trying locate the son of the suspect. tara has more on the search? >> reporter: officials here at the color canyon landfill say that if there is a body here, they will find it. crews are combing through the garbage right now. let's take a look at some pictures from chopper 2 which is above the pittsburg dump. search volunteers arrived about an hour ago. they will sift through the site searching for what could be the sixth dead person to turn up related to this crime spree over the span of just a week. >> they are focusing on about an acre of land that is designated for the trash that kyle from that area. >> the site is just not conducive for the well-being the animals >> 35-year-old frederick sales, a nursing aid at doctor's med sul center in san francisco has been missi
that happen spree at reporting live in oakland, jana katsuyama ktvu channel 2 news. >>> they heard arguments today for furloughs for state workers. >> the governor has admitted he lacks the authority to. >> how has he admitted that? >> the seven justices are old questions at the attorneys and the governor's legal team as they argued the pros and cons the union says that the state constitution does not provide the governor with the authority to order workers to take unpaid days off and attorneys say it does during a fiscal emergency. the decision is expected in 90 days. >>> if the court sides with the unions, they will have to pay for four days going back to february last year and it saved california about $137 million a month and announced with 15% pay cut. >> you cannot travel could we cannot go places on the weekends. we have to budget. it's really impacting us. we are having trouble figuring out if we can stay in the house's. >> the furloughs affected approximately 150,000 workers and are expected for the next three fridays in september printed you'll find more coverage including unedited
lane that allows drivers to happen to the carpool lane for a price. jana katsuyama spoke with drivers and project officials today and his life in fremont with our report. >> reporter: gasia, this is week two of these new express lanes and it's an idea that they are thinking of expanding to other bay area highways. some drivers say there is plenty of problems that need to be worked out first up in some drivers have found the new signs are driving them crazy. if. >> it's like being in los angeles all of a sudden you are in a lane and cannot. >> reporter: the high adequate doughnut occupancy toll lanes or hot lane allows people to pay a total and there has been about 1500 told pairs per day along the 14-mile stretch of interstate 680 down to 237. the complaints have come in about traffic jams and can be shared. >> there were backups. people were surprised and curious about the new science, striping, praising. >> also the hot lane only has three extra points and some drivers say they do not correspond to where they need to go. >> i think our money could be spent a lot better. >> officia
sending -- a pair of dogs went on the attack today after they went after a mailman. ktvu's jana katsuyama reports. >> reporter: the mail carrier was on his regular route when he came to this house. two dogs there crashed through a fence and attacked him. neighbors say they heard his screams. >> all i heard a gut gurdling meow. >> he was leaned over, he was holding himself. he was bleeding and he was saying, dog got bit by dogs. >> reporter: nicoleta says she called 911. >> he was all over the place, he was going into shock, he was sweating and shaking and scared. >> reporter: animal control officers captured the two dogs. a 10-year-old german shepherd named lolita and a lab-pit bull mix named king. that dog had caused trouble in 2006 and the owner carol martinez had agreed to keep the dog confined. >> we had agreed to give one out because we had indication that the dog's behavior was aggressive in some manner or that the owner could not properly confine the dog. >> reporter: a u.s. postal service spokesman says who had been a postal carrier for 20 years. >> if you're attacked by an animal
keu, michael martinez is hospitalized tonight, just 24 years old. jana katsuyama is at the hospital with his story. >> reporter: martinez is still in intensive care at the hospital. what is so amazing is that he is still alive. even after this fall that easily could have killed him. michael martinez was riding number seven. martinez 24 only started racing four years ago but has already won 162 races, a rising star on the fast track to becoming one of the nation's top jockeys. >> there's a problem going into the turn. >> reporter: but sunday as he was rounding a turn at some 35- miles-an-hour, his horse clipped the heels of another horse. martinez was thrown to the ground. and his philly rolled over him. the track physician got to him first. >> he was unconscious, he was barely breathing, he has a mouth full of dirt. he broke all the ribs alongside that area. had bleeding into his lungs as well as a mayor head injury. >> reporter: friends and family gather today, martinez was a well liked jock keu who just minutes before the accident had ridden in race 14 and won. >> horses just resp
on the attack today after they went after a mailman. ktvu's jana katsuyama reports. >> reporter: the mail carrier was on his regular route when he came to this house. two dogs there crashed through a fence and attacked him. neighbors say they heard his screams. >> all i heard a gut gurdling meow. >> he was leaned over, he was holding himself. he was bleeding and he was saying, dog got bit by dogs. >> reporter: nicoleta says she called 911. >> he was all over the place, he was going into shock, he was sweating and shaking and scared. >> reporter: animal control officers captured the two dogs. a 10-year-old german shepherd named lolita and a lab-pit bull mix named king. that dog had caused trouble in 2006 and the owner carol martinez had agreed to keep the dog confined. >> we had agreed to give one out because we had indication that the dog's behavior was aggressive in some manner or that the owner could not properly confine the dog. >> reporter: a u.s. postal service spokesman says who had been a postal carrier for 20 years. >> if you're attacked by an animal you'll carry that scare for a
. a service for jessica morales is set for saturday at church of the highland. in san bruno, jana katsuyama, ktvu channel 2 news. >> families effected by the pipeline explosion and fire tell many different stories about the ordeal. we spoke to one san bruno resident today who barely escaped the flames. gail mazunu and her family are still somewhat dusted. she dragged her mother out of the house next to the inferno but said her mother couldn't go any farther. >> i said don't let go of me. i know you're getting burned because i can feel it too. >> that's when a former berkeley firefighter drove up in his pickup truck and took muzuno's mother to a hospital. mazunu and her mother both suffered burns but are grateful to be alive. pg&e sent crs out today to start an inspection of all of its major gas lines. the california public securities commission ordered the inspection. it stretches some 1,000 miles around california and almost all of it is buried. inspectors will dig up some of the pipes and put robotic equipment inside others or use remote sensors to test is for leaks. >> these are not meth
morales is set for saturday at church of the highland. in san bruno, jana katsuyama, ktvu channel 2 news. >> families effected by the pipeline explosion and fire tell many different stories about the ordeal. we spoke to one san bruno resident today who barely escaped the flames. gail mazunu and her family are still somewhat dusted. she dragged her mother out of the house next to the inferno but said her mother couldn't go any farther. >> i said don't let go of me. i know you're getting burned because i can feel it too. >> that's when a former berkeley firefighter drove up in his pickup truck and took muzuno's mother to a hospital. mazunu and her mother both suffered burns but are grateful to be alive. pg&e sent crews out today to start an inspection of all of its major gas lines. the california public securities commission ordered the inspection. it stretches some 1,000 miles around california and almost all of it is buried. inspectors will dig up some of the pipes and put robotic equipment inside others or use remote sensors to test is for leaks. >> these are not methods that have any l
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